To copy a favourite meme of mine. Episode 17 is out, in which we discuss what we’ve been doing, what we’ve been painting and perhaps more importantly, the new FAQ from Clockwork Goblin. We were supposed to mention mugs, but I forgot. Sorry! For those who like to skip to the spoilers: 00:00 […]Read more "Rift Tech Radio. Episode 17, Errata and Dusting off cobwebs"
Yes dear Readers we have exciting news. Archaeologists have unearthed a strange trove of digital recordings from the past! These recordings dubbed “rifttechradio” are currently being remastered onto our latest technology! Hopefully we will have something to share with you soon, obviously with these recordings being so old and using such dated technology […]Read more "Archaeologists discover new recordings of the past"
Hi All. In fairness this episode can be summed up by one picture from a dodgy teen comedy in the 80’s. It’s Aliiive! After a heat and work induced summer hiatus we’re back with a new episode. This was recorded some time ago, and I’m afraid I have been delayed in stitching our […]Read more "Rift Tech Radio: Episode 15 – Operation SilverSpear"
So, here’s the one a lot of people have been waiting for – The Locust. I know it has a name in german, but I struggle in english, let alone with words that sounds like someone clearing their nose. Ever since Aitch previewed the kit on his painting table the anticipation has been building. This […]Read more "Avanti Bersaglieri! – Italian Locust “La Triglia” – Review and Magnetising Guide"
So in general reaction to Turing’s Tinboys has been two things: 1. Nice Idea! 2. Why the hell did you choose to build so many of those Automaton figures? While I welcome both reactions, the second has become more relevant as time has gone on. For my first 5 “Challenging” models, I had decided to […]Read more "The Turing Test – How to Pin an Automaton"
So this one is a bit unusual! I’ve written about my decision to start the Bersaglieri in an earlier article. The Flames of War army I refer to had one unit that was my nemisis – bikers. Let me be clear, the end models were nice, the results were good. They took longer to build […]Read more "Avanti Bersaglieri! Minatures Review – Dogtag Minatures Italian Bikers"
This tale starts a long time ago in a scale that looks far far away…… The year is some time ago and a 15mm scale game called Flames of War has exploded in popularity. At the time I did commission painting to generate hobby cash and I ended up painting a sizable Italian force. They […]Read more "Avanti Bersaglieri! – A New Army Begins"